A Golden Gate Estates man was arrested Tuesday after detectives stated he fired a bullet right into a neighboring residence whereas capturing a pistol in his yard in Might.

William Charles Molloy III, 36, faces a misdemeanor cost of discharging a firearm in public or on a residential property, the Collier County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in a information launch.

Deputies responded to a house within the 3300 block of sixty fourth Avenue Northeast on Might 21 “after a neighbor discovered a bullet gap within the rear main bedroom and a bullet fragment on the toilet flooring,” the discharge states.

Three individuals have been contained in the residence on the time of the capturing, detectives stated.

Molloy got here house for lunch that day, detectives stated, and “fired a couple of rounds from hisĀ .forty-caliber Springfield Armory pistol into two dust berms in his yard.”

The house that was struck isĀ behind one of many berms, the discharge states.

After investigating the incident, detectives requested a warrant in July, stated Sheriff’s Workplace spokeswoman Michelle Batten. The warrant was then authorised Monday and detectives arrested Molloy on Tuesday morning.

“Sometimes this stuff take some time,” Batten stated.

The Sheriff’s Workplace in its launch stated that group members ought to keep in mind that “firing a weapon in a yard is a violation of the regulation whether it is completed negligently or recklessly.”

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